MS 7089 Deer Skin Dance: the account by T. W. Power of the 1907 Deerskin Dance at Weitchpec

Collection ID:
Pilling, Arnold R.
Power, Thomas W., 1849-1921
Power, Emily
Physical Description:
40 Pages

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Also contains related correspondence between Emily Power, Autograph letter signed and Arnold Pilling, Typescript letter; and of Pilling's notes, Autograph document, August 9, 1972. Includes description by a Weitchpec school teacher 1905-1911 of the Deerskin Dance in the village of Weitchpec in 1907; correspondence between Pilling and author's daughter Emily Power about her loan of the manuscript to Pilling; and related notes by the latter on the manuscript and Weitchpec School Record Books. Note that there is no specific mention of Yuroks in the manuscript.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 7089

Local Note
Local Note
Xerox copy of autograph document and typescript document

Using the Collection
Manuscript 7089, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History
Custodial History
Received from Arnold Pilling, 1/8/73. NAA accession 73-11.

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